Paul E. Kim

Director, Spinal Imaging & Intervention Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
Paul E. Kim, MD

Areas of treatment:

Cerebral Angiography
Pain Management Related to the Spine
Image Guided Soft Tissue Biopsies Related to Neuroradiology, Neuroradiology Vascular Imaging and Spinal Imaging


  • Neuroradiology
  • Radiology


  • Department of Radiology


  • English

Paul E. Kim, MD

Director, Spinal Imaging & Intervention
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

Practicing location:

  • Keck Hospital of USC

About this doctor:

Dr. Kim, a native of Ohio, received a BS in biomedical sciences from University of Michigan and a medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He did his residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in Neuroradiology at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. After completion of his residency and fellowship training he joined private practice, West Valley Radiology Medical Group, in West Hills from September 1994 till August 1999. He reinstated his medical privileges at USC from September 1999 – present. He has been an invited instructor for the American Society of Spine Radiology and currently a reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology and Neurosurgery. He also has been an invited author for multiple textbooks and journals.


University of Michigan, (Inteflex Program), B.S. Biomedical
Doctor of Medicine, Sciences with High Honors, 1983, University of Michigan Medical School
Inteflex Program, 1986.


Kaiser-Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco, 1986 - 1987


Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, 1987 - 1991


USC Keck School of Medicine, LAC+USC Medical Center,
1991 - 1993
Chief Fellow 1992 - 1993


American Board of Radiology
Certification of Added Qualification (CAQ), Neuroradiology

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Neuroradiology
American Society of Spine Radiology, Radiological Society of North America
American College of Radiology, American Medical Association
Los Angeles Radiological Society
Los Angeles County Medical Association
California Medical Association


The Mordecai Halpern Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching
June 2002, 2003; Retzius Neuroanatomy Competition, 1st Place, 1993
James B. Angell Scholar 1980, Class Honors 1980, 1981, 1982
University of Michigan Alumni Scholarship, National Merit Scholar 1979